Happiness makes people more productive at work, according to the latest research from the University of Warwick. Economists carried out a number of experiments to test the idea that happy employees work harder. In the laboratory, they found happiness made people around 12% more productive.
The power balance will shift towards the employees and job seekers
Studied research findings about motivation of the past decades Extrinsic vs. Intrinsic Motivation Autonomy, Mastery, Purpose
A classic example of the short-term ‘improving’ but long-term degrading dynamic Microsoft Word for Windows. It was released years later than desired. Why? Because managers tried to follow the original schedule and pushed developers to meet it .
Management is like the glue in the system. It’s not the job of *managers* that is crucial. It’s the work of *management* that is crucial. I often compare it to testers versus testing. You may not need testers (as a job) but you sure do need testing (as an activity). Even after so many years, Peter Drucker is still one of the best sources for managers.
Goode Example, which satisfies the three principles: しつもんくん・カイゼンちゃん Engaging people and Interactions Improve Work Better & Faster Results for Customers
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